Boot, binding, foot interface is important to have set up well, so that you can effeciently leverage. The other is to understand how to effeciently leverage using your big muscles and joints of the knees/hips and quads/pelvis instead of using the small muscles and joints of the foot and calves. For example most newbs use their calves and tippy toes instead of their knees and quads. As you get more experienced you will become a more effecient rider and discover how it all (all your body parts) coordinate to effeciently ride.
edit...if your rear foot is getting trashed...you are using the wrong foot, probably in the backseat and trying to control the board with the rear foot....use the front foot.
Last edited by wrathfuldeity; 02-10-2013 at 01:24 PM.